The Story of Gilgamesh and Aga

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 24 February 2015

This literary text narrates the war between Gilgamesh (king of Uruk) and Aga (the last king of the first dynasty Kish). The Epic of Gilgamesh mentioned that Aga had besieged Uruk. From Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. Old-Babylonian period, 2000-1500 BCE. The Sulaimaniya Museum, Iraq.



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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